People: Emulex Corp (ELX)

ELX on New York Consolidated

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17 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Edwards

60 2014 Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Benck

49 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kyle Wescoat

62 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Jeffery Hoogenboom

48 Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Margaret Evashenk

48 Senior Vice President, Chief Development Executive

Perry Mulligan

57 Senior Vice President, Operations

Gregory Clark

49 2013 Independent Director

Gary Daichendt

63 2014 Independent Director

Paul Folino

69 2013 Independent Director

Eugene Frantz

48 2013 Independent Director

Beatriz Infante

60 2012 Independent Director

John Kelley

2014 Independent Director

Rahul Merchant

58 2014 Independent Director

Nersi Nazari

55 2011 Independent Director

Dean Yoost

64 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Edwards

Mr. Bruce C. Edwards is Chairman of the Board of Emulex Corporation. He served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Powerwave Technologies, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and supplier of advance coverage and capacity solutions for the wireless communications industry from February 2005 to November 2007, and served as Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of Powerwave Technologies from February 1996 until February 2005. Mr. Edwards also served as the President of Powerwave Technologies from February 1996 to May 2004. Prior to Powerwave Technologies, Mr. Edwards was Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer and subsequently Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of AST Research, Inc., a personal computer company. Mr. Edwards also serves as a Director and member of the Compensation Committee of Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, and a Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee, and member of the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee at Lantronix, Inc., a global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions. Mr. Edwards also served as a Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of SouthWest Water Company, an owner and operator of water and wastewater utilities and related services until SouthWest Water Company was acquired in September 2010.

Jeffrey Benck

Mr. Jeffrey W. Benck is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Emulex Corporation. Mr. Benck joined Emulex in May 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and was subsequently appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2010. Mr. Benck was named a Director of Emulex and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in July 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Benck was President and Chief Operating Officer of QLogic Corporation, a supplier of storage networking solutions. Prior to that, Mr. Benck worked for International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation, a global leader in information technology and services, for 18 years, in his last role serving as Vice President of xSeries BladeCenter and Retail Store Solutions development. While at IBM, Mr. Benck's focus included growth initiatives, product development, marketing and strategy, portfolio management and customer relationships. Mr. Benck is widely known for his role in establishing IBM's blade server product line leadership.

Kyle Wescoat

Mr. Kyle B. Wescoat has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Emulex Corporation effective January 6, 2014. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Wescoat served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Skullcandy, Inc., a publicly traded headphone, gaming and accessories company. From February 2008 to May 2011, Mr. Wescoat served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Vizio, Inc., a producer of consumer electronics. Prior to that, Mr. Wescoat served as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Los Angeles Dodgers from January 2007 to July 2008. Mr. Wescoat has previously served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cherokee Inc., a multi-brand retail direct licensor, and Vans, Inc., a teen oriented, multi-channel lifestyle company. Mr. Wescoat holds a Bachelors of Science from Drexel University, and a Masters of Business Administration, Finance from the University of Michigan.

Jeffery Hoogenboom

Margaret Evashenk

Perry Mulligan

Gregory Clark

Mr. Gregory S. Clark is Independent Director of Emulex Corp. Mr. Clark is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a developer of products and services that secure and optimize the delivery of business applications. Mr. Clark served as Chief Executive Officer of Mincom, a leading global provider of software and services to asset-intensive industries, from May 2008 until its acquisition by the ABB Group on July 29, 2011. Prior to Mincom, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of E2open, a leader in ERP-agnostic global supply chain integration from early 2003 to May 2008, and served as Chief Technology Officer of E2open from its inception in 2001 until early 2003. Earlier in his career, Mr. Clark was the IBM Distinguished Engineer responsible for IBM’s security technology and served as a vice president at IBM’s Tivoli Systems, Inc. Before joining IBM, he founded the security software firm, Dascom, Inc., which was sold to IBM Corporation in 1999. Mr. Clark previously held senior roles with AT&T, UNIX System Laboratories and Stallion Technologies. Mr. Clark is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Global HealthCare Exchange (GHX) and Intelligrated, Inc.

Gary Daichendt

Mr. Gary J. Daichendt is Independent Director of Emulex Corp. Mr. Daichendt brings a wealth of relevant networking industry experience to the Emulex Board. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Nortel Networks Corporation, a supplier of communication equipment, from March 2005 to June 2005. Prior to joining Nortel Networks, Mr. Daichendt served in a number of senior executive positions at Cisco Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of communications and information technology networking products, for 5 years, including most recently as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations. Mr. Daichendt currently serves as a Director of ShoreTel, Inc. and was previously Chairman of the Board. Mr. Daichendt also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies.

Paul Folino

Mr. Paul F. Folino is Independent Director of Emulex Corporation. Mr. Folino joined Emulex in May 1993 as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Folino served as Chairman of the Board from July 2002 through July 2013 and served in the office of Executive Chairman of Emulex from September 2006 through November 2011. Prior to joining Emulex, Mr. Folino was President and Chief Operating Officer of Thomas-Conrad Corporation, a manufacturer of local area networking products, from January 1991 to May 1993. Mr. Folino is also a Director and member of the Compensation Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of Microsemi Corporation, a designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and high reliability discrete semiconductors and is a Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the Acquisition Committee of CoreLogic, Inc., a leading provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. In addition, Mr. Folino serves as a Director, Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of Lantronix, Inc., a global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions.

Eugene Frantz

Mr. Eugene J. Frantz is Independent Director of Emulex Corp. Mr. Frantz is currently a partner at Google Capital and was previously a partner at TPG Capital. Prior to TPG Capital, Mr. Frantz worked at Oracle Corporation leading its venture capital efforts and Morgan Stanley specializing in technology mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Frantz received an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Frantz previously served on the boards of directors of Alltel, Avaya, Freescale Semiconductor, MEMC Electronic Materials, Network General, Paradyne Networks, Seagate Removable Storage Solutions and SMART Modular Technologies.

Beatriz Infante

Ms. Beatriz V. Infante is Independent Director of Emulex Corp. Ms. Infante is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Business Excelleration LLC, a business consultancy specializing in corporate transformation and renewal. Since 2008, Ms. Infante has also served as an Investor and Advisor to Tandem Capital. Ms. Infante served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of ENXSuite Corporation from May 2010 until ENXSuite Corporation was acquired in October 2011. Ms. Infante served as Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of VoiceObjects, Inc. from March 2006 until VoiceObjects, Inc. was acquired in December 2008. Ms. Infante served as Director and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Sychron, Inc. from December 2004 to June 2005 until its sale to an investor group. Ms. Infante was Chief Executive Officer and President of Aspect Communications Corporation, a market leader in communications solutions, from April 2000 until October 2003, and was additionally named Chairman in February 2001. Between October 1998 and April 2000, she held additional roles at Aspect Communications. Ms. Infante also serves as a Director and member of the Compensation Committee and member of the Corporate Development & Investment Committee of Sonus Networks, Inc., and Director and Chairman of the Compensation and Audit Committees of 1010data, Inc. Ms. Infante is a 2012 and 2013 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow. She has demonstrated her commitment to boardroom excellence by completing NACD’s comprehensive program of study for experienced corporate directors-a rigorous suite of courses spanning leading practices for boards and committees. Ms. Infante supplements her board leadership skills through ongoing engagement with the director community and access to leading practices.

John Kelley

Mr. John A. Kelley is Independent Director of Emulex Corp. Mr. Kelley brings a tremendous amount of storage networking and telecommunications experience to Emulex. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of CereScan Corp., a provider of high-definition functional brain imaging, since July 2009, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of CereScan, since March 2009. Mr. Kelly formerly served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of McDATA Corporation, a provider of storage networking and data infrastructure solutions, until McDATA was acquired by Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a data infrastructure company, in January 2007. Mr. Kelley started at McDATA as President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2001. Prior to joining McDATA, Mr. Kelley served as Executive Vice President of networks at Qwest Communications International, Inc. He also served as President of Wholesale Markets for U.S. West, Inc.. Mr. Kelley has significant public board experience from his time at McDATA and has been a director of Polycom, Inc. since March 2000.

Rahul Merchant

Mr. Rahul N. Merchant is Independent Director of Emulex Corp. Mr. Merchant is a seasoned executive with a demonstrated track record as a transformation leader. He brings unique customer insights to Emulex from his multiple roles as chief information officer (CIO) for several large enterprises. Mr. Merchant is currently the citywide Chief Information and Innovation Officer for the City of New York, which he was appointed to in 2012. Previously he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Fannie Mae, where he led the technology and operations groups. Mr. Merchant also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Merrill Lynch & Co. He has extensive computer industry and public board experience as a current director of FICO, and as a former director of Sierra Atlantic, Level 3 Communications, Inc. and Sun Microsystems.

Nersi Nazari

Dr. Nersi Nazari Ph.D., is Independent Director of Emulex Corporation. He has served as a Director of Emulex since June 2011. Since January 2011, Dr. Nazari has been Executive Chairman of Vital Connect, Inc., formerly known as Vigilo Networks, Inc., an early-stage health care technology company. From 2009 to 2010, Dr. Nazari served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Teranetics, Inc. Since 2003, Dr. Nazari has served as President of Pacific General Ventures, a venture capital company that invests in semiconductor and software companies. From 1997 to 2003, Dr. Nazari served as Vice President for Signal Processing Technology of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (“Marvell”). Prior to Marvell, Dr. Nazari served as Chief Technologist at GEC Plessey Semiconductor.

Dean Yoost

Mr. Dean A. Yoost is Independent Director of Emulex Corporation. He was named as a Director of Emulex in August 2005. Prior to his retirement in August 2005, Mr. Yoost was a Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, a global professional services firm providing industry-focused services in the fields of assurance, tax, human resources, transactions, performance improvement and crisis management. From October 2002 until his retirement, Mr. Yoost served as the Managing Partner of the Orange County, California office of PricewaterhouseCoopers, served on the Global Oversight Board of such firm from 2001 to 2005, and served as the leader of the Western Region’s Dispute Analysis & Investigation practice. From April 2006 to June 2007, Mr. Yoost served as a senior advisor to Misuzu Audit Corporation, a Japanese accounting and consulting firm and a member of the PricewaterhouseCoopers network. Mr. Yoost also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Life Insurance Company, Union BanCal Corporation and Belden Inc.

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